Avicii Honored on Chicago Blackhawks Goalie's New Mask


The tributes for late-producer Avicii proceed to pour in from world wide, this time from Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Anton Forsberg. According to a report on NHL.com, the hockey participant had the late DJ's face painted onto his new helmet as an homage to his Avicii's life's work. Avicii struggled with well being points and melancholy for years; he handed away of an obvious suicide in April at 28 years-old.

"First of all, it was tragic, the entire story," Forsberg defined. "I watched the documentary [True Stories], and it was tragic how he opened up on all the things and nonetheless didn't get the assistance he wanted. I've at all times listened to his music and have been an enormous fan of it. For me, there was no hesitation placing him on the masks."

An image of the brand new helmet design was shared by David Gunnarsson, the person behind the portray. Both he and Forsberg share Swedish roots. "It was an enormous honor for me to color and create this portray along with Anton in honor to Avicii´s household," Gunnerson is quoted. "They had been additionally the primary to see this portray."

Avicii's household turned the late artist's web site into a digital reminiscence board the place associates, followers and admirers from world wide can share tales about how the person Tim Bergling and his music impacted their lives. Forsberg's helmet additionally options the Blackhawks' emblem.

View the helmet design under.